MinterEllisonRuddWatts moves Auckland headquarters

The staff relocated to the new PwC Tower today

District Court releases isolation and quarantine protocol

The protocol follows the publication of government orders regarding isolation requirements due to COVID-19

Solomons appoints leader for commercial team

The new head was previously a partner at another Dunedin firm

Legal ops expert joins BarkerGilmore’s senior advisor team

The new senior advisor has worn many hats as a GC, COO, VP and law firm partner

Two senior associates join Simpson Grierson

The new hires “bring significant private client experience,” the firm says

New Zealand M&A operating in ‘a bubble of modified normality,’ Chapman Tripp says

The firm’s M&A experts analysed the current landscape in its M&A Matters report

Pro bono booster bill to begin going through Parliament

The bill was initially lodged in 2018

Birmingham Law Society welcomes first Black president

The new president says she intends to “shake up” the organisation

PwC Legal senior manager looks forward to universal acceptance of Black Lives Matter

Harry Cundy also calls for lawyers to engage with how the profession helps maintain an unsustainable status quo

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Responsibility lies strictly with firms, which is why addressing the gaps is important, expert says

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

Dr AML explains what to keep in mind to keep deals running as smoothly as possible

Comprehensive report provides key takeaways for New Zealand businesses seeking growth opportunities

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The subtleties of trusts and AML/CFT compliance

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

What in-house lawyers should keep in mind facing risk and compliance challenges

LOD’s Louise Unger shares three things in-house legal professionals should always consider

Lessons about national culture and its impact on workplace health and safety in New Zealand

Mai Chen shares insights into how a superdiversity framework can be applied to policy, legislation, and regulation

Fish out of water: When is a boat a ‘building’ subject to the Building Act 2004?

Experts explain why a recent MBIE determination can have implications for any person building a boat and using the structure during construction